GALLERY: Alan Bean makes art – one more time
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket successfully launched the “Alan Bean” Cygnus spacecraft at 9:59 a.m. EST (13:59 GMT) on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. The NG-12 Cygnus spacecraft and the 8,200 pounds (3,719 kg) worth of crew supplies, cargo, experiments and hardware was launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad-0A in Virginia.
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